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1867 in poetry

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1867 in poetry

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  • The first blue plaque is erected in London by the Royal Society of Arts on the birthplace (1788) of English poet Lord Byron, subsequently demolished.
  • Canada

  • Charles Heavysege, "Jezebel," New Dominion Monthly (Montreal)
  • United Kingdom

  • Matthew Arnold, New Poems, including "Dover Beach"
  • Philip James Bailey, Universal Hymn (see also Festus 1839)
  • Mathilde Blind, publishing under the pen name "Claude Lake", Poems
  • Jean Ingelow, A Story of Doom, and Other Poems
  • William Morris, The Life and Death of Jason
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne, Song of Italy
  • Augusta Webster, A Woman Sold, and Other Poems
  • United States

  • George Arnold, Poems, Grave and Gay, published posthumously
  • John Burroughs, Notes on Walt Whitman as Poet and Person, biography and criticism
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson, May-Day and Other Pieces
  • Bret Harte, The Lost Galleon
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland, Kathrina: Her Life and Mine, in a Poem
  • Emma Lazarus, Poems and Translations
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Flower-de-Luce
  • James Russell Lowell, The Biglow Papers, Second Series
  • William Gilmore Simms, editor, War Poetry of the South
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe, Religious Poems
  • Rose Hartwick Thorpe, Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight
  • Henry Timrod, "Ode: Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead at Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, S.C., 1867"
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, fourth edition (first edition 1855)
  • John Greenleaf Whittier, The Tent on the Beach
  • Other in English


  • Adam Lindsay Gordon
  • Ashtaroth, a Dramatic Lyric
  • Sea Spray and Smoke Drift
  • Henry Kendall – "Bell-Birds"
  • France

  • François Coppée, Les Intimites and Poemes modernes, published from this year to 1869
  • Alfred de Vigny, Journal d’un poète ("Journal of a Poet"), posthumously published
  • Other

  • Lydia Koidula, Emajõe Ööbik ("The Nightingale of the Mother River"), Estonia
  • Jan Neruda, Knihy veršů ("Books of Verses"), Czech
  • Piet Paaltjens (François Haverschmidt), Snikken en grimlachjes: poëzie uit den studententijd ("Sobs and Bitter Grins: poetry of student days"), Netherlands
  • Births

    Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • February 9 – Natsume Sōseki 夏目 漱石 (commonly referred to as "Sōseki"), pen name of Natsume Kinnosuke 夏目金之助 (died 1916), Japanese, Meiji Era novelist, haiku poet, composer of Chinese-style poetry, writer of fairy tales and a scholar of English literature; from 1984–2004, his portrait appears on the 1000 yen note (surname: Natsume)
  • March 2 – Louis Lavater (died 1953), Australian
  • March 15 – Lionel Pigot Johnson (died 1902), English
  • April 10 – George William Russell "Æ" (died 1935), Irish
  • June 5 - Paul-Jean Toulet (died 1920), French
  • June 17 – Henry Lawson (died 1922), Australian
  • August 2 – Ernest Dowson (died 1900), English poet, novelist and writer of short stories associated with the Decadent movement
  • August 13 – Rudolf G. Binding (died 1938), Swiss-born German
  • September 17 – Masaoka Shiki 正岡 子規, pen-name of Masaoka Tsunenori 正岡 常規, who changes his name to Noboru 升 (died 1902), Japanese author, poet, literary critic, journalist and, early in his life, a baseball player (surname: Masaoka)
  • November 8 – Sadakichi Hartmann (died 1944), American
  • November 26 – Roderic Quinn (died 1949), Australian
  • Deaths

    Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • January 5? – Alexander Smith (born 1829), Scottish Spasmodic poet
  • January 20 – Nathaniel Parker Willis (born 1806), American author, poet and editor
  • February 2 – Forceythe Willson (born 1837), American poet
  • August 31 – Charles Baudelaire (born 1821), French poet, critic and translator
  • October 7 – Henry Timrod (born 1829), American poet
  • November 19 – Fitz-Greene Halleck (born 1790), American poet
  • John Hollin Ridge (born 1827), American poet
  • References

    1867 in poetry Wikipedia

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